Hi guys back here again with another thread. Anyway, this is a formula breakdown of the chord progressions. If you have some chord progressions to add please do so, but make sure you update it by posting it on here. Thank you

Chord Progressions

A breakdown of the formula Tonic - Subdominant - Dominant. All possible suggestions.

Tonic - Subdominant - Dominant

I - vi - IV - V
I - vi - ii - V
I - IV - V
iii - vi - ii - V
iii - vi - IV - V

A breakdown of the formula Tonic - Dominant - Subdominant All possible suggestions.

Tonic - Dominant - Subdominant

I - V - IV
iii - vii* - IV

A breakdown of the formula Subdominant - Dominant - Tonic All possible suggestions

Subdominant - Dominant - Tonic

IV - V - I
ii - V - I
IV - vii* - I
VI - III+ - I < For example, in the key of C the chord progression goes F major - C aug - C major.

A breakdown of the formula Dominant - Subdominant - Tonic All possible suggestions.

Dominant - Subdominant - Tonic

V - IV - I
vii* - IV - I

A breakdown of the formula Subdominant - Tonic - Dominant All possible suggestions.

Subdominant - Tonic - Dominant

IV - I - V
ii - iii - vii*

A breakdown of the formula Dominant - Tonic - Subdominant All possible suggestions.

Dominant - Tonic - Subdominant

V - I - IV
vii* - I -IV
vii* - iii - IV

A breakdown of the formula Sub-dominant - Tonic - Sub-dominant All possible suggestions.

Sub-dominant - Tonic - Sub-dominant

ii - iii - IV
ii - iii - ii (rare)
IV - I - IV < in major key
iv - i - iv < in minor key

A breakdown of the formula Dominant - Tonic - Dominant All possible suggestions.

Dominant - Tonic - Dominant

V - I - V

A breakdown of the formula Sub-dominant - Dominant - Sub-dominant All possible suggestions.

Sub-dominant - Dominant - Sub-dominant

IV - V - IV

A breakdown of the formula Dominant - Sub-dominant - Dominant All possible suggestions.

Dominant - Sub-dominant - Dominant

V - IV - V

A breakdown of the formula Tonic - Subdominant - Tonic All possible suggestions.

Tonic - Subdominant - Tonic

I - IV - I < in a major key
i - iv - i < in a minor key
iii - ii - vi

A breakdown of the formula Tonic - Dominant - Tonic All possible suggestions.

Tonic - Dominant - Tonic

I - V - I < in a major key
i - V7 - i < in a minor key

Two Step chord movement chord progressions:


A breakdown of the formula Tonic - Subdominant

Tonic - Subdominant

I - IV < in a major key
i - iv < in a minor key
iii - ii
iii - IV

A breakdown of the formula Tonic - Dominant

Tonic - Dominant

I - V < in a major key
i - V7 < in a minor key

A breakdown of the formula Subdominant - Tonic

IV - I < in major key
iv - i < in minor key
IV - iii
ii - iii

A breakdown of the formula Dominant - Tonic

V - iii
V - I
V7 - i < in a minor key
vii* - I
vii* - iii

A breakdown of the formula Subdominant - Dominant

IV - V
ii - V
IV - vii*

A breakdown of the formula Dominant - Subdominant

V - IV
vii* - IV

Secondary Dominant Chord progressions


Two Step chord movement chord progressions:


A breakdown of the formula Secondary Dominant - Tonic

V/iii - iii
V/vi - vi < maybe be a (V7 - i) in a harmonic minor key

A breakdown of the formula Secondary Dominant - Subdominant

V/IV - IV
V/ii - ii

A breakdown of the formula Secondary Dominant - Dominant

V/V - V

Three Step chord movement chord progressions:

A breakdown of the formula Tonic - Secondary dominant - Sub dominant

I - V/IV - IV

Tonic - Secondary dominant - Dominant

I - V/V - V

Secondary dominant - Subdominant - Tonic

V/IV - IV - I

A breakdown of the formula Secondary dominant - Dominant - Tonic

V/V - V - I

Four Step chord movement chord progressions:

A breakdown of the formula Tonic - Dominant - Secondary dominant - Sub dominant

I - V - V/IV - IV

A breakdown of the formula Tonic - Secondary dominant - Subdominant - Dominant

I - V/IV - IV - V

A breakdown of the formula Dominant - Tonic - Secondary Dominant - Tonic

V - I - V/iii - iii

Borrowed Parallel Minor Chord progressions

Three Step chord movement chord progressions:


A breakdown of the formula Tonic - Dominant - (borrowed > Subdominant)

i - V7 - bIV < in a minor key

A breakdown of the formula Tonic - (borrowed > Dominant) - Subdominant

I - bVII - IV < in a major key

A breakdown of the formula Tonic - (borrowed > Sudominant) - Dominant

I - bVI - V < in a major key

A breakdown of the formula Tonic - (borrowed > Subdominant) - (borrowed > Dominant)

I - bVI - bVII < in major key
i - bIV - V7 < in a minor key

A breakdown of the formula Tonic - (borrowed > Dominant) - (borrowed > Subdominant)

I - bVII - bVI < in a major key

A breakdown of the formula Tonic - Subdominant - (borrowed > Dominant)

I - IV - bVII < in a major key

A breakdown of the formula (borrowed > Dominant) - Subdominant - Tonic

bVII - IV - I < in a major key

A breakdown of the formula (borrowed > Subdominant) - Dominant - Tonic

bVI - V - I

Two Step chord movement chord progressions:

A breakdown of the formula Tonic - (borrowed > Subdominant)

I - bVI < in a major key

A breakdown of the formula Tonic - (borrowed > Dominant)

I - bVII < in a major key

A breakdown of the formula (borrowed > Subdominant) - Tonic

bVI - I < in a major key

A breakdown of the formula (borrowed > Dominant) - Tonic

bVII - I < in a major key

A breakdown of the formula Subdominant - (borrowed > Dominant)

IV - bVII < in a major key